Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Roadways map
Team refugee: Olympians without a country
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/26/2016 7:44:21 PM
“All I could think of was the road.” On those days ... Nor is it the first time that athletes forced to flee their home countries have become Olympians. The world of international distance running, to take just one example, is proof of the vast ...
Implementing Research In Road Safety To Curb Fatalities
Modern Ghana - 5/26/2016 1:46:27 PM
including road safety and violence prevention. "These issues are of great relevance to all countries, but in particular those of the developing world, which are actively seeking solutions to these challenges. "the theme "From research to implementation ...
World leaders gather in Japan ahead of G7
Channel News Asia - 5/25/2016 1:04:41 PM
Security was tight across the region, with thousands of extra police drafted in to patrol train stations and ferry terminals, and to direct traffic on the usually quiet roads during the ... Britain's David Cameron, whose country's referendum next month ...
‘A Country Road, a Tree’: the World War II battles of Samuel Beckett
The Seattle Times - 5/22/2016 5:58:44 AM
Tucked away at the end of Jo Baker’s new novel, “A Country Road, A Tree,” is the Author’s Note — normally a fairly inconsequential nicety that can be safely ignored. Not this time. It is in Baker’s note that the reader discovers that the ...
Nigeria: Dangote and the Road Ahead
AllAfrica - 5/26/2016 2:15:05 PM
Notwithstanding, in many countries today, concrete roads are being preferred, in part, because of their cost advantage and durability. For instance, India, which has the second largest network of roads in the world (4,689,842 kilometres) after the United ...
6 Road-Trip Apps to Make the Miles Fly By
ABC News - 5/25/2016 12:21:44 PM
It shows you a Google Street View image of some location in the world. You then navigate for clues from road signs or vegetation ... You can pay to focus the game on specific countries or cities. To avoid paying or to use other phones, visit http ...
World may not let India do what China did 20 years ago: Michael Spencer
Live Mint - 5/26/2016 7:01:24 PM
It is fascinating that a country of 1.2 billion people is automating production faster than anyone else in the world, but the Chinese are looking at 15-20 years down the road, when their working-age population will be ageing, and will be declining at a ...
Somerset Humane Society turning donated shoes into jobs in developing countries
Centralmaine - 5/26/2016 6:47:05 PM
a for-profit social enterprise company that buys donated bags of shoes and sends them off to about 25 countries around the world, from Ukraine to Ghana ... a way of life” The Somerset shelter on Middle Road in Skowhegan is paid 40 cents per pound for ...
Road-schooling: Lessons learned out in the wide open
Crain's Chicago Business - 5/26/2016 3:55:17 PM
She's one of thousands across the country who are “road-schooling,” aka home schooling ... “I realized that there was a whole underground world of road-schooling,” she says. To finance the trip, the family is selling their rental unit, which ...
QUIRKY WORLD ... Why did the priest cross the road? For holey intervention
Irish Examiner - 5/25/2016 9:01:18 AM
SPAIN: A priest says he has given up hope that local authorities in his parish of Xestoso in the northwest of the country will fix the potholes in the roads so he has asked ... moves to the record books. Guinness World Records says more than 31,000 Chinese ...
Backstabbing the Multipolar World: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Treads the Path of Sultan Erdogan
Global Research - 5/26/2016 2:04:56 AM
Turkey was the first country who shot down Russian jet after the World War II. That was an unaccepted and unaffordable ... with Wahabi colored Salafism Islam but he also had blocked Silk Road branches of Kobani, Damascus, and Baghdad through supporting ...
Bomber and bombed: U.S., Japan bound by atomic legacy
Japan Today - 5/26/2016 7:05:35 AM
The road to the current relationship started not just in the ... “It was a form of occupation which perhaps had no precedent or similar model in any other country in the world,” added Matsuo, who in 2009 published the presciently titled book ...
Belt and Road Initiative connects Chinese capabilities with UK expertise
ECNS - 5/26/2016 9:28:45 AM
Around two-thirds of the world's population live in the countries that are linked by the Belt and Road Initiative. However, these same countries only account for one-third of the world's GDP. Infrastructure is key to the economic development along these ...
Retail Road Rockier for Apple After India Sticks to Local Rules
Industry Week - 5/25/2016 1:54:47 PM
India has become the world’s fastest-growing smartphone market, with a billion devices forecast to be sold over the next five years. Apple has little market share in the country now, as consumers opt for less expensive devices from rivals such as Samsung ...
Trump victory road paved by New Mexico rioters
Baxter Bulletin - 5/26/2016 11:23:17 AM
TV images of young people being beaten by Chicago police and the disruption inside the Democratic convention hall with charges of “Gestapo tactics” used by cops to quell the riots reinforced voters’ concerns the country was out of control and needed ...